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Sports

  • Greely rides stellar pitching to Class B pinnacle

    Greely's baseball team won 47 games between 2011 and 2013, but had nothing to show for it. Nothing as in coveted championship hardware for one of the state's premier programs. The Rangers' frustration came to an end last week as its culminated a run of pitching excellence likely nev...

  • Freeport girls win sportsmanship award

    The Freeport girls' lacrosse team fell one win shy of playing for the Class B state title last week, but the Falcons (and coach Karin Kurry) still got a chance to step on to the big stage at Fitzpatrick Stadium Saturday when they were awarded the Eastern B Sportsmanship Award. The award was besto...

  • Falmouth Little League champion crowned

    The A's beat the Cubs in a thrilling finale of the Falmouth Little League baseball season earlier this month. The Cubs built a 9-3 lead, but the A's rallied with six runs in the fifth to tie the game, which ultimately went to extra innings. In the seventh, the Cubs scored three times, but the A's...

  • Waynflete girls win sportsmanship award

    While the Waynflete girls' lacrosse team fell short of a third straight state title this spring, the Flyers were on hand at Fitzpatrick Stadium in Saturday morning to receive the Western Class B Sportsmanship Award. Coach Cathie Connors and many players were present for the award, which was given...

  • Super Six Polls

    The final version of our Super-Six polls for baseball, softball and boys' and girls' lacrosse. The poll includes our core coverage area (coastal Cumberland County from Cape Elizabeth to Freeport) and is based solely on my opinion.

  • C Port FCU repeats as softball champion

    C Port Federal Credit Union defeated Play it Again Sports June 8 to repeat as city of Portland girls' Little League softball champions. Back row (left to right): Coach Patrick Flaherty, Allexiis Fiore, Maddalena Lapomarda, coach Heather Robinson, Mackenzie O’Donnell, Livia Serappa, ...

  • South Portland beats back Brunswick, wins first title

    PORTLAND—The climb was long, treacherous and at times, frustrating, but the South Portland Red Riots are at last the kings of the Class A boys' lacrosse world. Saturday evening at Fitzpatrick Stadium, South Portland got pushed for 48 minutes by a proud and talented Brunswick squad, b...

  • Massabesic denies Cheverus' repeat bid in five OT classic

    PORTLAND—It was the game that wouldn't end. The game that no one wanted to end. And a game that no one who took part or witnessed will ever, ever forget. Saturday afternoon's Class A girls' lacrosse state final at Fitzpatrick Stadium pitted two teams, defending state ch...

  • Cape boys finish perfect after state game win over Yarmouth

    PORTLAND—Order has been restored. The Cape Elizabeth boys' lacrosse program, long the most decorated in the state of Maine, has returned to the place where it rules supreme. And it isn't even close. Saturday afternoon at Fitzpatrick Stadium, the Capers managed to repeat...

  • Yarmouth girls outlast Cape, earn Class B coronation

    PORTLAND—The Yarmouth Clippers, the state's best girls' lacrosse team, wound up where so many of us expected, the Class B pinnacle, but the Cinderella Capers of Cape Elizabeth certainly didn't make it easy. Saturday at Fitzpatrick Stadium, on a glorious morning for lacrosse, the Clip...